Real Estate Receptionist Interview Questions

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Do you enjoy interacting with the public?

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List of 28 Real Estate Receptionist Interview Questions & Answers

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    Do you enjoy interacting with the public?

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    Tell me the top three office related skills that you possess.

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    Real estate is a very deadline driven industry. As such, tell me about your time management skills, and what you would do should you be unable to complete everything that was asked of you by the end of the workday.

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    In your opinion, what are the three most important skills that a Real Estate Receptionist should have?

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    Why do you want to work in real estate?

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    Real Estate is a very fast paced environment with multiple tasks going on at a time. As such, tell me about your organizational skills.

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    Tell me about your educational qualifications, and how they will contribute to your success in this position.

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    What is your primary goal when answering the phone?

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    Tell me about your reception experience.

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    What do you know about our company?

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    What is your greatest weakness, and what are you doing to improve in that area?

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    How would you describe your communication skills?

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    Give me an example of when you received excellent feedback from a customer.

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    What does great customer service look like to you?

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    Tell me about your professional experience against the position you applied for.

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    Tell me about your computer skills, including your proficiency in real estate programs and software.

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    As a Real Estate Receptionist you have many opportunities to improve company processes and customer service. In that respect, what is the biggest impact you have made in your most recent position?

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    Have you ever made an error as a Receptionist?

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    What is your greatest strength?

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    Real estate never slows down. Are you able to work overtime, evenings, weekends, or holidays as needed?

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    What motivates you in your professional life?

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    How would your former employer describe your work ethic?

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    What are your short-term career goals?

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    How do you prioritize when you, for instance, have three phone calls on hold and a customer waiting in front of your desk?

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    Why are you the best Real Estate Receptionist for us?

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    Describe a situation when you had an angry customer contact you. How did you or would you handle the situation?

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    What are your long term career goals?

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    We have a multi-line telephone system. How many lines are you accustomed to answering?